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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 26 February 2016
Time:08:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic CN35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IPTN/CASA CN-235M-VIP
Operator:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Registration: M44-07
C/n / msn: N.055
First flight: 2005
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Kuala Selangor (   Malaysia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kuala Lumpur-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB/WMSA), Malaysia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A CN-235M-VIP, operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force, crash-landed in shallow waters in a swampy beach area off Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. The aircraft caught fire but all eight crew members survived.

A fisherman from a nearby village, drowned while trying to help.

Sources:
» New Straits Times
» Straits Times
» news.mydebat.com


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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